Another Pub Closes

These are tough times for Britain’s pubs – CAMRA has said that 28 pubs are closing ‘unnecessarily every week – and here in Twickenham another one bites the dust. The Old Anchor on Richmond Road has served its last pint. A while ago there were rumblings that a mini supermarket could supersede the boozer. It’s flats that seem most likely now although, as @oliverlangston pointed out on Twitter, a proposal submitted to the Council has been refused planning permission.

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LINK:
* Old Anchor farewell message on its website
* The Independent – pub closures
* El Brute planning page

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  1. Same thing in se london ..railway tavern catford bridge closed down after decades being a landmarke and place of entertainment with well known acts performing there …